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Wireless System Protects Valuable Medical Inventory Stored in Freezers and Coolers

The WSG30 system from Sensaphone, a provider in monitoring technology, provides low-cost 24/7 remote monitoring of freezers and coolers that contain pharmaceutical products, medical specimens, and research material. According to the company, it is ideal for pharmacies, research labs, blood and tissue banks, hospitals, healthcare clinics, and biopharmaceutical companies.

Videojet Introduces High-resolution Printing Tech for Non-porous Substrates

Responding to the needs of food packaging, pharmaceutical, and cosmetics operations for high resolution coding on non-porous packaging, Videojet Technologies is introducing its latest product in thermal inkjet printers, the Videojet 8610. It uses fast-drying inks, including MEK-based fluids.

The Videojet 8610 uses a patented cartridge for industrial inks, including MEK-based printing fluids. It also offers a suite of performance attributes for most thermal inkjet solution on the market today, according to Videojet.

TASI Test & Inspection to Show Blister Pack Inspection Device at Pharma Expo

TASI Test & Inspection, a technology provider in leak detection systems, visual and functional package testing, inspection, and monitoring equipment, will be showing products from its three brands ALPS, Sepha, and Bonfiglioi Engineering at Pack/Pharma Expo in Las Vegas Sept. 28-30. It will be located at booth S-6211. 

MG America Cartoning Machine, Cartridge Filler Highlight Pharma Expo Lineup

MG America, a supplier of processing and packaging equipment and the United States subsidiary of MG2 of Bologna, will showcase a variety of premium equipment at Pharma Expo Las Vegas, Sept. 28-30.

In particular is will showcase its new cartoning machine, a multi-purpose cartridge filler for aseptic conditions manufactured by Steriline, the Planeta continuous motion capsule filler with overencapsulation capabilities, and a wheeled bin mixer manufactured by COS.MEC, used for mixing pharmaceutical powders and granules inside the bin. 

UC Irvine Extension Launches New Regulatory Affairs and Compliance Certificate Program

The University of California, Irvine Extension, in partnership with the University of California, Irvine Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, announced a new Regulatory Affairs and Compliance Certificate Program designed to help meet the expanding need for regulatory affairs professionals.

Pharma Leaders to Gather at CPhI in Madrid for Pre-Connect Congress

CPhI Worldwide, organized by UBM EMEA, will once again be preceded by the Pre-Connect Congress, when the global pharma community returns to Madrid Oct. 13-15.

Now in its seventh year, the Pre-Connect Congress brings together senior representatives and key stakeholders from all areas of the industry to connect, network and share expertise. More than 300 attendees from more than 180 different organizations, spanning 34 countries, are expected to gather at the Novotel Campo de las Naciones in Madrid, Monday, Oct. 12.

Cold Chain Technologies Appoints Mark S. Davis Director of Global Logistics Services

Cold Chain Technologies (CCT), a provider of temperature-controlled distribution solutions for the life sciences industry, announced the addition of Mark S. Davis as director of global logistics services.

In this newly created position, Davis’ primary role will be to further develop logistics-related strategies and programs and to expand the company’s partnerships with external logistics providers.

Pace Packaging to Show Pharma Bottle Unscrambler at Pack Expo

Pace Packaging will show its latest unscrambler models at Pack Expo in Las Vegas Sept. 28-30, including its Omni-line Model 500, and the company’s high-speed Pharma-line Model 400. The Pharma-line Model 400 is capable of unscrambling and delivering an ionized air rinse and concurrent vacuum at speeds greater than 300 bottles per minute, according to the company.

Both machines will be in continuous operation during all three days of the show. Pace Packaging will be located at booth C-2919. 

Global Closure Systems to Show New Closure Range at CPhI Worldwide

Global Closure Systems (GCS), a provider of plastic closure solutions for the global FMCG market, is pleased to announce that the group will participate in CPhI 2015 in Madrid, on Oct. 13-15, booth 4F135. GCS sales and R&D teams will be on hand to discuss all things product development.

Currie by Brenton to Show New Robotic Palletizing System at Pack Expo

Currie by Brenton, a small robotic palletizing system for automated pharmaceutical applications, will be featured at Pack Expo 2015 in Las Vegas, Sept. 28-30.

According to the company, this design reduces by up to 40 percent the floor space typically required by robotic palletizers, and it is part of an active demonstration at the show of a fully automated and unified case packing, palletizing, and stretch wrapping operation. Currie by Brenton will be at Pack Expo Booth C-3121 and Orion Packaging Booth C-3023.

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